Sunday 18 December 2011

Snow Way!!!!!!!!!

Good afternoon to you all in the land of blog
Matt came home from work on Friday with a request for two Wife's Christmas Cards, can you imagine, here I am totally organised all cards written, all the shopping done bar last midnight shop for last perishables

Yep, did the Morrison's shop yesterday a good two hours meandering around.  Got my planned Christmas hug with the dearest Janet and received some fabulous customer service on her counter, would expect nothing less mind :)  she is the best.  Matt got out of butterflying the leg of lamb on Christmas Day, as the lovely butcher man did this for him and I got some lovely cheeses.

The freezer is now full to capacity as is the fridge, finding today's roast and vegetables was a feat in itself, but it is now smelling absolutely gorgeous.  

I have cleaned the kitchen and rearranged so that the posh coffee machine is accessible and we have already had two filters, might have to stretch to an expresso later, as after get this - I cleaned my Beach Hut, for those of you that don't know this is my craft room.  The dear husband oh so wanted to take a photo of me, so he could blog it for you.............................don't think so.

So here are the two cards I made after sitting and colouring the images last night whilst watching the Strictly final, yay for Harry!!!!! wasn't he good. A Double for McFly.
These are similar to one  I have created before
An untraditional Christmas colour the base layers is gold mirror card as is the contrast, the MS snowflake edge punch has been used and some ribbon threaded lace ribbon and a few little gold pearls
The sentiment is a WOJ and the image is by Gillian Roberts called Eskimo Kisses by Mo Manning, the image has been coloured with copics and some spun glass added to the ground for the snow, the glitter dots for falling snow and the liquid appliqué for the fluffy ruffles.

I would like to thank all my wonderful visitors for the lovely comments they leave, allowing me to hop back to visit you all.

I would like to enter these cards into the following challenges
Addicted to Stamps - Snowflakes
Christmas Card Challenge - Non Traditional Colours
Dream Valley - Christmas
Gingerloft - Winter or Christmas
Crafty Calendar - Cold and Frosty
Crafty Hazelnuts - Anything Goes for Xmas
Mark's Finest Papers - Christmas Card
My Sheri Crafts - Let it Snow
One Stop Crafts - Christmas Sparkle
Card Makin Mamas - Christmas
Delicious Doodles - Christmas with lots of embellishments (a vintage snowflake and pearl heart)

okay that is me, hope you are having a lovely Sunday, and I am now going to finish the roast



Doreen said...

A gorgeous card, love the image.Love the fur on their

mags said...

How gorgeous are these. Lovely image and beautiful colouring. Love the fur.

Misty's said...

Fantastic cards Kate, the wives will be pleased. Lovely colour scheme and all those little touches with spun glass and the liquid applique. I do not watch "Strictly" but I watched "I Am Celebrity".
Michaela xx

Hazel said...

Gorgeous and delightful card. You've been busy getting stocked up for Christmas - thanks for joining in my CHNC challenge 51 - hope to see you again soon. x

Jessica Buffa said...

These are absolutely fantastic. I almost can't stop staring at them. Love the color combo and fabby furry jackets!!!

Stamping Susi said...

Such a cute card! I love your coloring and the colors you used. Those liquid applique is great!

Dotty Jo said...

These are lovely Kate, you've done a great job yet again!

Nina said...

How cute motive !! And nice colouring
:-) Nina

KarinsArtScrap said...

wow fabulous card kate,loveth the white and the gold together.

I'm glad you have found the decoupage. i hope to see the card you have created with it.

greetings karin


Hi Kate
A gorgeous and beautiful card love the colour's
Hugs Dianne xx :)

McCrafty's Cards said...

Fabulous card Kate,this is one of my favorite Mo images and I love the sentiment.
Kevin xx

M said...

I've never seen liquid applique before... it looks fab! Such a cute card. M x

coops said...

fabulous cards kate.the colour combo is gorgeous and i love the adorable image and design :D

xx coops xx

ARTfulWings said...

Fabulous cards Kate - thank you for my GORGEOUS xmas card too - not as organised as you but yours will be with you shortly :O) Polly xx

Lisa Jane said...

oh these are gorgeous . i just love the colours and the fluffy trim!
Lisa x

Cliona Larkin said...

Beautiful Card Kate. I adore the image and your coloring is amazing.

Seafield Jo said...

Gorgeous cards. Fab colouring and I love the punch and ribbon detail. Thanks for joining us at Crafty Calendar Challenge. Jo x

Karen P said...

Fabulous card, soo cute too Karen x

debby4000 said...

Oh adorable, gorgeous card.

ladyjanet_56 said...

Thank you for the lovely praise I always aim to please & it was so nice to see you both (fancy Matt having another 2 wives :) how can he afford you all haha ) Love these two littlw beauties nicely coloured of course (funny I was looking at doing these later wierd)
Beautiful cards Kate.

Happy Christmas to you, Matt, baby kitten & Hanna x

Pat said...

Cuties. Great card. Thanks for joining Speedy the Cats Friends.

Arline said...

What a beautiful card hun! You also sound super organised!! I felt I was organised and then keep thinking of things I need to do!!! Eek! I'm sure it will all come together...we are at the in-laws this year so don't know why I am worrying! Lol! Have a fab Christmas hun, just in case I don't get chance to blog again before Christmas!!xx

Sandra H said...

Hi Kate, Absolutley stunning as always, your creations are beautiful:) Sandra H

The Crafty Elf said...

Such a great card! I love all the soft colours too!

Janeen said...

What an adorable card with all the cute embellishments. thank you for playing in Speedy's challenge and may your holidays be filled with joy.

Kathleen said...

Fab card, love the soft colours and the 'fur' trim is so sweet.
Thanks for joining us at Dream Valley
Merry Christmas!
Kat x

RiNNE said...

Such a beautiful card! Love everything about it...the snow, the fur trim, the papers, your coloring! Thanks for joining us at CCC!

Margo said...

Such an adorable image and sentiment - and I love all of the gold!
Thanks for joining the "non traditional colour challenge" at Christmas Card Challenges!
Margo (DT)

Anonymous said...

I so totally love that image! Thank you for sharing with us over @ My Sheri Crafts! Happy Holidays!

Lynn said...

I adore the image! The colouring is so gorgeous and the detail is perfect:)
Thanks so much for joining us at GingerLoft Challenges:)
Lynn xxx

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